The choice of outgoing Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind as the NDA candidate for the Presidency has given a boost to the NDA in so far as Kovind is a Dalit, is non-controversial and untainted by graft charges. "The Chief Minister has told us that JD (U) will support Kovind in the upcoming election", Sada told India TV. Subsequently, in 2007, the Sena supported Congress's Pratibha Patil, and Pranab Mukherjee in 2012, with both entering the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
The traditionally ceremonial address, dominated by pageantry, was a crucial testing ground for May's ability to run the country during its most challenging period for generations. Prince Philip is missing what was likely to be his final appearance at the State Opening after being admitted to hospital with an infection last night.
A crowd of 45,000 people, mainly school and college students, on Wednesday partook in a record breaking yoga demonstration on International Yoga Day here in a bid to enter the Guinness Book of World Records. Ambassador Rana also informed that during the Yoga Week in Azerbaijan, several public events are planned, including at Icherisheher (21 June), Ganja (23 June) New Sumgayit Seaside Boulevard (24 June) and Ateshgah, Surakhani (25 June).
According to an official statement , the new Celebrating Yoga app will help connect enthusiasts with "both mass events being organized in public places , schools and office complexes across the country and individual enthusiasts who are performing yoga" to promote the International Yoga Day .
But the existence of this race in the first place is remarkable. The Georgia 6th District race was awash in outside cash, and became the most-expensive House race in USA history. With all the attention on the race, turnout was up for a special election, and that helps the party with the registration advantage. All the signs are there for a big 2018 midterm election for Team Blue.
Republican Karen Handel defeated Ossoff in Georgia's 6th Congressional District on Tuesday. According to the Associated Press , following the results of the election Democrat Jon Ossoff responded by saying that his supporters were a "beacon of hope" in his campaign for a House seat in a district which has been held by Republicans since 1979.
Lawmakers will have to approve the speech in a vote, expected next Thursday, that will be a de facto vote of confidence. Minority governments are a rare occurrence in British parliamentary politics where the nature of the electoral system usually produces a governing majority.
The current secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Ben Carson, while speaking to Pete Hegseth on Fox News Radio's "Klimeade and Friends", on Friday, said that he believes that the appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller , to investigate the alleged collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, and the recent obstruction of justice allegations, should be given a fair chance and some time, before being overturned.
Back in India , prime minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath joined half a lakh people in a yoga session in Lucknow . This is the third year that the Embassy of India has been celebrating the International Day of Yoga at the school. Hundreds of officers were deployed at the national stadium, where the three-hour event was held, after Hefazat-e-Islam said yoga was un-Islamic.
The attorney, Jay Sekulow , appeared on several Sunday news programs to counter the impression that Trump has acknowledged he's become a target of the expanding Russian Federation probe. The denial on Sunday by Jay Sekulow , one of several personal lawyers Mr. Trump has hired to represent him in the Russian Federation case, is the latest of many examples in which the president's aides and lawyers have scrambled to avert a public-relations mess created by Mr.
Nobody else was injured. He was shot several times and died at the scene, Van Der Sypt said . National newspaper La Libre Belgique quoted the prosecutor's office as saying the suspect was wearing a backpack and an explosive belt. Brussels Central Station was evacuated and closed Tuesday evening in the wake of the failed bombing, along with two other stations in the Belgian capital.
Members of the House were wearing purple-and-gold fleur-de-lis lapel stickers, a familiar symbol in Louisiana - Rep. Steve Scalise's home state. Dauberman said Hodgkinson stopped by to have his tires checked the day before Republicans lawmakers were attacked at a nearby baseball field while practicing for a charity baseball game, according to the newspaper.
The Supreme Court has weighed in on the issue of race and congressional district-drawing, most recently last month when it rejected two North Carolina districts, as The Two-Way reported . Democrats challenged the map as a partisan gerrymander violating the Constitution. The ruling by the Supreme Court could clarify the point at which a state crosses from redrawing maps to favor the party in power, to actual violation of the Constitution.
Witnesses describe seeing a man led away in handcuffs by police and the airport officer bleeding from his neck. Flint Mayor Karen Weaver enhanced security around city hall in the wake of the Bishop International Airport stabbing. Airport officials posted on Facebook that the officer was hurt but offered no further details about the incident. The FBI will be leading the investigation.
Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum in Cincinnati says all who wish to join his family in a celebration of life are "cordially invited". The American prisoner he brought home, Otto Warmbier, had been in a coma for most of the 17 months he spent incarcerated in the North.
The Irish low-priced carrier now has 110 unfilled orders with 100 options for the higher capacity 737 MAX 8, as well as 65 Next-Generation 737-800s. Boeing has a test version of the 737 Max 9 on display at LeBourget airport north of Paris , which hosts the air show.
A Fairfax county police statement said: "An investigation determined she was walking outside with a group of friends when they got into a dispute with a man in a auto". The remains were found in a pond at around 3 p.m. Sunday in Sterling, located about two hours north of Richmond. "Christian, Muslim, Jew, Hispanic, whatever", he said, surrounded by more than a dozen friends and family in his apartment.
Grandi also called for properly protecting and caring for the world's refugees , internally displaced and asylum-seekers - who now number 22.5 million, 40.3 million, and 2.8 million, respectively. "The displaced persons deserve to continue with their education and provided with economic support for safe living conditions". In addition to funds, the United Nations agency has also reiterated its call on governments to adopt its six-point agenda for action to protect refugee and migrant ...
Totally unethical. How do I describe many, but not all, general media? In the retrial, District Attorney Kevin Steele could ask the judge to let more of Cosby's 60 accusers testify or disclose to jurors that Constand is gay. "You had your opportunity", he said. "As a very special friend once stated, 'Truth can be subdued, but not destroyed.'" Camille Cosby also thanked her husband's lawyers, other staff members, family and friends for their support.
The 36-year-old Moroccan national, identified as Oussama Zariouh, was shot dead at Brussels Central Station after the bomb ignited but failed to properly detonate. Van der Sypt said the attack suspect's bag at Brussels station contained gas canisters and nails. Praising the professionalism of the SNCB and STIB forces in the face of an "extremely unsafe situation", Mr Michel said the national threat level would remain on a level three out of a maximum four, adding: "In three years we have ...
However, the protestors of GJM were seen carrying posters. Darjeeling: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), which called for an indeifinite strike demanding for a separate statehood for the Gorkhas, on Wednesday offered a 12-hour window on June 23 in Darjeeling hills to evacuate students safely to Siliguri and Rongpo.
If a rain band ends up sitting in one location, it has the potential to produce as much as 10 inches of rain. "Now is the time to prepare for heavy rain and potentially severe weather across South Louisiana ", said Gov. Tropical Storm Cindy is slowly winding its way through the Gulf, taking aim on Louisiana and a long stretch of the immediate coast. Storm surge still does not look to be significant with coastal areas likely experiencing a water rise of 1 to 3 feet as the storm comes ...
Kushner's circle recently reached out to some courtroom litigators about possibly joining his legal team. "I don't care who Trump hires". Postscript: In the same " Fox News Sunday " interview, Sekulow argued, "Unlike James Comey, who leaks information to the press, I actually respect the attorney-client privilege".
Somehow, the snake was able to hang on for a bit of the ride. "Oh my gosh, dude, that thing is long", one of them exclaims in the video. After receiving over 60,000 views on the video's post with more than 400 likes, Moyers wrote on Facebook , "It did finally get off OK and I didn't have to get out of the truck!" Cellphone video showed the reptile sliding out and moving along the hood of the truck.
U.S. officials, including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, have said that they are pushing Abbas to end incitement to violence against Israel , and to stop paying stipends to terrorists and their families. However, journalists were prevented from even filming Kushner's arrival at Netanyahu's office. One photographer from the Associated Press was ordered to delete the images on his memory card.
The Ohio coroner's office said on Tuesday that it had not been able to determine the cause of Warmbier's death after carrying out an external examination. A funeral has been scheduled on Thursday morning at a high school in Wyoming, Ohio, from where Warmbier completed his schooling before enrolling at the University of Virginia , the BBC reported.
The Israeli government today broke ground on their first new official settlement in the occupied West Bank in 20 years. Amona was evacuated by police at the start of February after Israel's Supreme Court ordered that the outpost be dismantled because it was built on private Palestinian land.
An armed pro-Syrian regime drone was shot down late Monday night by a U.S. Air Force F-15E fighter after the drone was detected approaching U.S. military forces in southeastern Syria. The Syrian military said that their plane was carrying out a combat mission against ISIS when it was shot down. "It is absolutely illegal", Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said Tuesday of the presence of American forces in Syria.
Of the 10.3 million people displaced past year, 189,300 refugees were resettled in third countries, half a million returned to their home countries and 6.5 million people who were displaced internally within their own countries were able to return home.
Sources say Lieutenant Jeff Neville was stabbed in the neck and is listed in stable condition. The FBI is leading the investigation. A statement from the Flint airport said passengers scheduled to fly out of the MI city today should contact their airline to determine if their flights have been cancelled or delayed.
Her quote accompanies her photo in a black dress that exposes her shoulders. Tori DiPaolo is so over her school's sexist dress code . "While my school, as well as most others, have dress codes that apply to boys and girls it's usually only girls that get dress code violation".
With Prince Mohammed bin Salman replying: "We will not give up taking your guidance and advice". The prince already oversees a vast portfolio as defense minister. The visit also helped lay the foundation for Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia in May, which marked the president's first overseas visit. The young royal has courted foreign leaders, including USA president Donald Trump , and the world's top executives as he has sought to strengthen ties with allies and lure investment to back ...
White House spokesman Sean Spicer at a March briefing. He made headlines for reportedly suggesting that the White House press corps should be subject to drug tests . Hours later after the June 9 presser, the House Intelligence Committee set a Friday deadline for the White House to produce any "recordings or memoranda of Comey's conversations with President Trump now exist or have in the past".
The suspect apprehended by the police in connection to the Finsbury Park mosque attack has been named. People remain hospitalized after a driver plowed into a crowd spilling out of the north London mosque after Ramadan services on Monday.
Also, she claimed an Indian Reserve Battalion Assistant Commandant Kiran Tamang had succumbed to his injuries but soon retraced her statements saying "he is grievously hurt and is fighting for his life". According to sources, the West Bengal state government has blocked mobile internet in the hills in a bid to prevent people from mass gathering. They opened fire using.303 bullets.
He also spoke to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to invite him, thanking him for his support for Mr. Kovind. Prime Minister Narendra Modi , who met Kovind last night, heaped praised on him saying he was sure that the former BJP Scheduled Caste Morcha chief will make an exceptional President of India and continue to be a strong voice for the poor, downtrodden and marginalised.
However, the fact the protest is being referenced as "Day of Rage " and hope to bring London to a standstill, there are fears anger towards the government and the Grenfell tower disaster could easily be hijacked for violent means. The London Socialist Party is hosting a Facebook event called "May Must Go!" However, " Stand Up To Racism " have also organised a demonstration at 6pm titled "Protest the Queen's Speech - no to May/DUP racism & bigotry".
N. Shafil Maheen of Puthiyara of Kozhikode , who had earlier grabbed the 8th rank at all-Indian JEE-Advanced Entrance exam, grabbed the first rank with 587.1312 scores. The trial allotment will commence from June 27 and the first official allotment will begin from June 30. A total of 90,806 candidates appeared for the engineering entrance exam this year, out of which 72,440 have been declared qualified.
On CNN's " New Day ", Sekulow argued that the president is not under investigation, despite his tweet and a Washington Post report suggesting otherwise, because the White House hasn't been informed that he is. "#MAGA." Trump said in a tweet last week that signified an attempt to undermine both men. "The FBI's going to do their job". Jay Sekulow , the Jewish-born lawyer who has spent his career advocating for the Christian right and recently joined President Trump's legal ...
Trump wrote on Twitter. The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday that USA diplomats have held discussions for more than a year with North Korea's top nuclear negotiator, focused on freeing American prisoners. While Trump has heaped praise on Xi for trying to contain North Korea , which counts on China for some 90 percent of its trade, the effort has delivered few results.
F-18 Super Hornet downed a Syrian government SU-22 fighter-bomber on Sunday. Compounding the problem, Russian Federation pledged to treat all US aircraft in Syria west of the Euphrates river as "targets" that would be tracked by their aerial defense systems deployed inside the country.
In this February 29, 2016, photo, American student Otto Warmbier cries while speaking to reporters in Pyongyang , North Korea . Otto returned from 17 months of imprisonment in North Korea last week. The Minority Whip joins Rep. Ed Royce (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, who called for the travel ban on Monday following the news of Warmbier's death.
Victor was held at the jail in Lincoln County, Georgia, where she had an 11-minute court appearance. The federal contractor accused of leaking classified information to an online news outlet regarding a 2016 Russian military intelligence cyberattack complained about the Trump administration and posted about leaks on what appears to be her public Twitter account.
He said such reforms could help tackle problems early on and reduce the likelihood of a genuine economic crisis. Green Party head Cem Özdemir called for a European Monetary Fund to better assist weaker regions in the EU. But she admitted this would "not be easy given the new American administration" of Donald Trump , which is championing an "America First" trade policy.
Karen Handel delivered a victory speech after defeating Democratic opponent Jon Ossoff in the Georgia special Congressional election. In each case, Republicans had to scramble to prevail in districts they expected to win without breaking a sweat.
Graduation speeches are looked over by the school district in advance to avoid such an incident, but Butera made a decision to freelance when he veered into criticism of the school administration, according to school district superintendent Janet Serino.
Mohammed bin Nayef, who was valued by the USA as a close partner in counter terrorism operations, but appeared increasingly isolated at home, pledged his allegiance to the new crown prince, the official news agency reported. He is a member of the House of Saud and a nephew of King Salman. Saudi Arabia leads a coalition supporting the internationally-recognised Yemeni government against Iran-backed rebels.
They still plan to review additional medical records and imaging and to interview more people. North Korea hasn't conducted a nuclear test explosion as feared earlier this year - a possible effect of Chinese pressure. McCain is the Republican chairman of the Armed Services Committee. President Donald Trump says the death of a 22-year-old college student who was detained for almost a year and a half in North Korea is a "total disgrace".
Germany then notched up around a dozen unanswered chances without ever managing to establish a cushion. Absolutely I thought we matched it with them for periods of the game. It was not to last. Their delight did not last long as Goretzka was fouled in the box by Massimo Luongo , allowing Draxler to score from the spot to regain the advantage before half-time.
Two suicide bombers killed 16 at the airport and, moments later, a suicide bomb at Maelbeek subway station killed another 16. The blast in Belgium came a day after a man mowed down Muslims near a mosque in London, and a suspected Islamist on a terror watchlist rammed a auto laden with weapons into a police vehicle in Paris.